WUIS Education Desk: Springfield Mayoral Candidates Talk District 186
The mayor of Springfield has no authority over the public school district. But with so many campaign promises dependent on growing the city's tax base and population, District 186's image is pertinent in the race.
Those who have announced a bid for mayor include the incumbent Mike Houston, Sangamon County Auditor Paul Palazzolo and City Treasurer Jim Langfelder.
The WUIS Education Desk asked all three candidates about their views of the district, including how to deal with revenue problems.